Partner news and resources

This section contains news and resources from CHIP partner organisations.

Research reports on advocacy services

Three new research reports have been published today, Wednesday 12 July 2017. The reports relate to Advocacy Pilots undertaken by Who Cares? Scotland for the Scottish Government over 2016-17. The research looked at advocacy service for children and young people...

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Response to Committee Report

Regarding the Education and Skills Committee Report on the Children’s Hearings System - Taking Stock of Recent Reforms - in response to the key recommendation 4. Advocacy and Safeguarders: 4.2 On Safeguarders, the Committee welcomes the progress that has been made....

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Research – Criminal Advice and Remittals

A new research report has been published today which has been written by Dr Gillian Henderson, Information & Research Manager at SCRA with support from the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice (CYCJ). You can view the new report here.  The Children’s Hearings...

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New film for parents/carers

A new film has been produced for parents/carers with learning disabilities who have a child or children going through the Hearings System. The short film, which has been produced by SCRA, is available here and SCRA has hard copies which can be sent out on request. The...

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Corporate Parenting website launched

Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS) and the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) have launched a new corporate parenting website aimed at young people. Both organisations have produced plans which detail their corporate parenting commitments and...

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Annual recruitment campaign

The annual Panel Member recruitment campaign has been launched The search is now on for 500 new Panel Members. Led by Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS), the campaign will run until 25 September. This year’s recruitment campaign is focused on highlighting what it...

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Pre-Hearing Champions

Going to a Children’s Hearing for the first time? Did you know you can ask for a Pre-Hearing visit? While SCRA has offered Pre-Hearing visits for a while now, ‘Champions’ have now been appointed in every Locality, as part of SCRA’s ongoing drive to improve the...

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Barnardo’s research reports

Two new reports have been published on the CHIP website today. Both reports are about an advocacy service for children and young people involved in the Children’s Hearings System. The first is a report which presents the findings from an Action Research project...

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